Ramblinman Theatre Company are proud to announce that due to popular demand, their acclaimed production of Sam Shepard's American classic 'True West' is set to return to Smock Alley Theatre.
Ivy league graduate Austin, has his plans of writing a screenplay in the peace and quiet of his mother’s suburban home interrupted by the arrival of his estranged brother Lee, a dangerous criminal with plans of his own. In the simmering heat of a Californian summer, True West blows apart the American dream as the two brothers fight for supremacy in a tale that is frightening, dangerous, unpredictable and surprisingly hilarious.
The performances on Monday, August 20th, and Tuesday, August 21st, will be Pay-What-You-Think Previews, where the audience will have the opportunity to see the production at their desired ticket price. Reserve your place by calling Smock Alley on 01.677.0014.
'Seeing True West in Smock Alley reminded me of why I love theatre so much. The production pulled me into it’s vortex with complete belief in every moment.The vitality and danger of the performances was a joy to behold.'
'Jamie O'Neill and Cillian O'Gairbhi excelled as the brothers locked in a power struggle over intellectual property rights and authorship. True West is funny, outrageous and intriguing'
Paul Meade, Artistic Director, Guna Nua .
'Sam Shepard would have been delighted. I hope this production can find another chance to reach and delight a wider audience.'
Maureen White, Rough Magic Theatre Co.
'The standard of excellence achieved in Ramblinman's production of True West is truly remarkable'
Patrick Sutton, Director of Smock Alley Theatre.